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“What a pop star should be” – Bring Me The Horizon talk working with AURORA on ‘Limousine’, and how it was nearly someone else

Bring Me The Horizon have spoken about their surprise collaboration with AURORA on ‘Limousine’, revealing it was very nearly another popstar.Frontman Oli Sykes sat down with NME to talk through the Sheffield band’s new record ‘Post Human: Nex Gen‘. There, he explained the choices behind some of his collaborators on the rexord, including AURORA’s surprise appearance on ‘Limousine’.“I know what I wanted on that song and that was someone to bring something that could level it up – someone like a really ethereal, haunting, beautiful, voice,” he told NME.
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Yungblud and Lil Yachty tease upcoming collaboration
Yungblud and Lil Yachty have teased that they’re working on an upcoming collaboration.The musicians were snapped together in a new photo which shows the pair situated somewhere in Atlanta, sitting in directors’ chairs in a wooded area.While it’s not clear exactly what they’re working on, neither is a stranger to collaborating with fellow artists.Most recently, Yungblud – real name Dominic Harrison – worked with Bring Me The Horizon‘s Oli Sykes on his October release ‘Happier‘, which followed his team-up with Avril Lavigne in 2022 on ‘I’m A Mess’.Meanwhile Lil Yachty, whose real name is Miles Parks McCollum, featured on Faye Webster‘s recent single ‘Lego Ring’. He’s also previously linked up with Drake, Flo Milli, Future, Playboi Carti and more.Last year, Lil Yachty dropped his new album ‘Let’s Start Here’, for which he strayed from his usual trap and rap stylings in favour of rock elements, which he said proves “I can do anything”.In an interview with Billboard, his non-rap inspirations ranged from Tame Impala‘s ‘Currents’, Pink Floyd‘s seminal ‘Dark Side Of The Moon’ and Frank Ocean‘s ‘Blonde’.“Fuck any of the albums I dropped before this one,” he said, before clarifying: “I came into music in a time where rap was real hardcore, it was real street.
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